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Electric Stimulation Therapy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Tree Number(s)
E02.331
E02.779.468
E02.831.535.468
Unique ID
D004599
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D004599
Scope Note
Application of electric current in treatment without the generation of perceptible heat. It includes electric stimulation of nerves or muscles, passage of current into the body, or use of interrupted current of low intensity to raise the detection threshold of the skin to pain.
Entry Version
ELECTRIC STIMULATION THER
Entry Term(s)
Electrical Stimulation Therapy
Electrotherapy
Interferential Current Electrotherapy
Therapeutic Electric Stimulation
Therapeutic Electrical Stimulation
Therapy, Electric Stimulation
NLM Classification #
WB 495
See Also
Magnetic Field Therapy
Public MeSH Note
90; was ELECTROTHERAPY 1966-89
Online Note
use ELECTRIC STIMULATION THERAPY to search ELECTROTHERAPY 1966-89
History Note
90; was ELECTROTHERAPY 1966-89
Date Established
1990/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Electric Stimulation Therapy Preferred
Interferential Current Electrotherapy Narrower
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